“A Compass” by Jorge Luis Borges

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by Jorge Luis Borges

“All things are words belonging to that language

In which Someone or Something, night and day,

Writes down the infinite babble that is, per se,

The history of the world. And in that hodgepodge…”

You can read the complete poem here. Jorge Luis Borges was born on this day in 1899. You can read his selected poems with Surrey Libraries.

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